Mehbooba thanks Centre for scrapping mandatory baggage identification at JK airports

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Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday thanked the Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu for scrapping the mandatory baggage identification by the travelers at the airports in Jammu and Kashmir.

Mehbooba said that such a decision from the government of India (GoI) will go a long way in lessening the inconvenience and enhancing the travel experience.

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She also stated that she would request him to look into airline ticket pricing to J&K to ease the burden for budget travelers.
“Thankful to @sureshpprabhu ji. This decision will go a long way in lessening the inconvenience & enhancing the travel experience. Would also request him to look into airline ticket pricing to J&K to ease the burden for budget travelers,” Mehbooba tweeted.

Earlier, the Civil Aviation ministry in GoI scrapped the mandatory baggage identification by travelers at the airports in all the regions of the state.

Baggage identification after check-in was mandatory for travelers at Srinagar, Leh and Jammu airports.